Parent Letter

 

Week of February 24, 2014

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Our story in reading this week will be “DEX: The Heart of a Hero.” Please listen to 

your child read this story each night. Reading the same story each night helps build 

fluency and accuracy. There will be a vocabulary and comprehension test on Friday.

The spelling list/vocabulary words and vocabulary definitions can also be found on the 

Elysian Fields ISD website. Just go to efisd.net then from the drop down menu 

choose… Teacher Pages…Elementary…Second Grade…Parent Letter.

Spelling List

horn

story

fork

score

store

corn

morning

shore

short

Homework Hint: Sort by “or”, “ore” 

Vocabulary List

emerald

flexed

depended – counted on; relied on

exercise – activity that moves the body

gazing – looking at something fondly

hero – someone who is looked up to for doing something important or brave

overlooked – didn’t see; not noticed; looked past

sore – a feeling of pain or discomfort

sprang – jumped up quickly

studied – learned about a subject

Homework Hint: Have children make sentences with the vocabulary words.

Thanks for all your help,

Second Grade Teachers

Don’t forget speeches are to be memorized by Wednesday, Feb. 

26th.


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